Bynum and James selected
Andrew Bynum of the Los Angeles Lakers has been selected as the Player of the Week of the Western Conference. In the Eastern Conference, LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers was selected. For this selection, the games played from 19th January 2009 to 25th January 2009 were taken into consideration.
Bynum amassed 6 rebounds and 14 points on 19th January 2009, when the Lakers defeated the Cavaliers by 105-88. On 21st January 2009, the Lakers won against the Los Angeles Clippers by a score of 108-97. In this match, he recorded his season-high in points (42) and rebounds (15). During the 117-97 triumph of the Lakers over the Wizards on 22nd January 2009, Bynum accumulated 14 rebounds and 23 points. On 25th January 2009, while playing against San Antonio Spurs, he recorded his third consecutive double-double of 11 rebounds and 15 points.
On 19th January 2009, although the Cavs were defeated by the Lakers by 105-88, James accrued 4 steals, 9 rebounds and 23 points. He recorded 7 rebounds, 14 assists and 34 points on 21st January 2009 as the Cavs defeated Portland Trail Blazers by 104-98. The Cavs were victorious against Golden State Warriors by 106-105 on 23rd January 2009 and during this match James posted 32 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. On 24th January 2009, the Cavaliers were triumphant against Utah Jazz by a score of 102-97 and in this match James exhibited 9 assists, 14 rebounds and 33 points.
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